LG Optimus Black P970 Specifications and Features

LG Optimus Black is installed with Android OS v2.2 (Froyo) / v2.3.4 (Gingerbread) and powered by 1 GHz Cortex-A8 processor, PowerVR SGX530 GPU, and 512 MB RAM. The operating system can be upgraded to v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). It has a large 4.0” IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen (480 x 800 pixels resolution) which features Corning Gorilla Glass protection, Optimus UI 2.0, Gesture UI 2.0, Multitouch support, Accelerometer sensor, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, and Compass sensor.

Reset LG Optimus Black P970

The phone only has 2 GB of internal storage with 1 GB user available. It is fortunate that there is memory card support (up to 32 GB) to expand the storage capacity. The connectivity features consist of: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot; Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, EDR; and microUSB v2.0.

The Optimus Black has a 5 MP rear camera which is equipped with autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, face and smile detection, and video recording capability (720p@30fps). On the front panel, you can also find a 2 MP camera that can be used for video calling. The device still has many to offer including GPS with A-GPS support; Stereo FM radio with RDS; Adobe Flash; Email; Push Email; Instant Messaging; SNS integration; Google Search; Maps; Gmail; YouTube, Google Talk; MP4/DivX/Xvid/H.264/H.263/WMV player; MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+ player; Document viewer; Organizer; Voice memo/dial/commands; Predictive text input; and more.

Dimensions: 122 x 64 x 9.2 mm (4.80 x 2.52 x 0.36 in)
Weight: 109 g (3.84 oz)

Factory (Hard) Reset LG Optimus Black P970

WARNING!!! Performing a hard reset (factory reset) erase all user applications, user data and DRM licenses. Please remember to back up any important data before performing a Hard Reset. Note: Do not operate your phone for at least a minute, while the hard reset is carried out. You will then be able to switch your phone back on.

Hard reset LG Optimus Black P970 as follows:

  1. When the phone is switched off, press and hold the Volume down key + Power key with your left hand.
  2. When the LED on the bottom of the phone lights up, release Volume down key + Power keys and press and hold the Home key (for about 2 seconds) at the same time.
  3. The phone will turn on and perform a factory reset immediately.
  4. When the LG logo is displayed on the screen, continue to hold the keys for around two seconds, and then release all them at the same time, before the LG logo disappears.


  1. Touch image > System settings > Backup & reset > Factory data reset > Reset phone. (If you want to erase all data on phone’s SD card, check Erase SD card box)
  2. The phone will turn on and perform a factory reset immediately.

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